• In an announcement posted to the company’s blog on Medium, 21 Inc. revealed details about the 21 Bitcoin Computer’s unique ability to facilitate micropayments between users. Updates to the group’s main consumer facing product, released in November 2015 and available for $400, now open unchartered possibilities for integration and usage of micropayments for Bitcoin fanatics, entrepreneurs and developers alike. Also read: What’s Causing Bitcoin’s Current Bullish Run? 21 Inc. and Micropayments The post reads: “Today we’re announcing the

    21 Inc. Details Payment Capabilities for its Hardware

    | 2016/02/23 12:00 pm
  • With the Bitcoin block size debate in full effect to this very day, development of the Bitcoin protocol has to carry on regardless of political agendas. The Bitcoin Core developers have released their new client, which offers a ton of significant additions and features. It is important to stick to a particular schedule, regardless of the block size debate. These new changes pave the way for full focus on increasing the block size through Segregated

    Bitcoin Core 0.12.0 Brings Lots of Improvements

    | 2016/02/23 7:32 am
  • D+H is a financial technology provider that works to improve financial institutions as they move into the modern era of digitized economy. One of the firms main goals is to integrate blockchain technology into the finance industry, streamlining services and making them stronger. In fact D+H executive vice president of Global Pre-Sales Moti Porath believes that the blockchain — more specifically, private blockchains — could be the biggest thing in finance since electronic trading.  Also read:

    D+H: Making the Case for Private Blockchains

    | 2016/02/23 6:00 am
  • Ledger is one of the most well-known Bitcoin hardware wallet companies in the world. The primary goal of these products is ensuring customer funds are safe at any given time, and remove any mistakes that might occur when sending or receiving money. The company is also in favor of Segregated Witness, as this solution can be quite beneficial to all Bitcoin hardware wallet manufacturers. That is, by making some minor adjustments. Also read: Expanse dApps

    Ledger Finds Bitcoin Hardware Wallet Ally In Segregated Witness

    | 2016/02/23 3:25 am
  • The Expanse Project is a decentralized applications blockchain project that “enables a stable, borderless technology future featuring a flexible DAO, powerful dApp tools and community collaboration. Recently, Expanse released its 2016 roadmap, detailing its plans for new features and innovations. Additionally, Expanse trading volume soared to record highs on the Poloniex exchange, surpassing $2.7 million in trading. Disclaimer: This article was provided by Bitcoin PR Buzz. Bitcoinist is not affiliated with the companies Bitcoin PR

    Expanse dApps Project Soars to New Heights

    | 2016/02/22 1:00 pm
  • Security is of great importance to the world of Bitcoin and blockchain technology, and strategic partnerships will bring more legitimacy to this industry. Gemalto, a company, working on security solutions who recently partnered with Symbiont, has introduced their biometric security platform. The primary goal is to deploy this new feature in consumer-grade electronics shortly, which would impact Bitcoin adoption. Also read: Sony Aims to Reshape Education with Blockchain Technology Gemalto Focuses on Biometric Security Consumer

    Joint Biometric Security Collaboration Aims To Protect Financial Services

    | 2016/02/22 9:54 am
  • Arlington, VA – (Marketwired – February 22, 2016) –BTCS Inc. (OTCQB: BTCS) (“BTCS” or the “Company”), a blockchain technology focused company which secures the blockchain through its transaction verification services business, management demonstrates their commitment to execute on key milestones by voluntarily escrowing 24 million founder shares of their BTCS common stock holdings valued at approximately $2.14 million as of February 19, 2016. Should the Company fail to close its pending merger with Spondoolies-Tech Ltd.

    BTCS Management Demonstrates Commitment to Execute on Key Milestones by Voluntarily Escrowing 15% of the Outstanding Shares of BTCS Common Stock

    | 2016/02/22 6:24 am
  • A new report from Deutsche Bank points to financial technology (FinTech) organizations as being crucial towards advancing initiatives to integrate blockchain technology into Wall Street. Aptly titled ‘FinTech 2.0: Creating new opportunities through strategic alliance’, the report details the untapped potential which collaborative efforts between the largely geographically separated partners could bring, particularly to business-to-business (B2B) payments. Also read: Lisk Announces ICO With ShapeShift, Dapps Made Easy Blockchain Technology Needs Collaboration Between Silicon Valley and

    Wall Street and Silicon Valley: A Match Made in the Blockchain

    | 2016/02/22 6:00 am
  • By the look of things, support for Bitcoin Classic is growing in the mining scene, as Multipool.us has opened up a new mining pool for this so-called “altcoin”. With over one petahash of mining power directed to this Bitcoin Classic pool alone, the competition with Bitcoin Core is being taken to a whole new level. However, only three blocks have been mined so far, and there is still a long way to go before Multipool.us

    Multipool.us Launches Bitcoin Classic Mining Pool As Network Hashrate Decreases

    | 2016/02/22 3:24 am
  • Lisk is a decentralized applications and sidechain platform that markets itself as an alternative to the highly popular Ethereum. Set to launch in late March 2016, Lisk is announcing a partnership with popular crypto exchange ShapeShift. Disclaimer: This article was provided by Bitcoin PR Buzz. Bitcoinist is not affiliated with Bitcoin PR Buzz nor the companies it represents. Bitcoinist is not responsible for the products and/or services of the companies represented by Bitcoin PR Buzz. 

    Lisk Announces ICO With ShapeShift, Dapps Made Easy

    | 2016/02/21 1:03 pm
  • Bitcoin nodes are an interesting trend to keep an eye on, as the digital currency’s network needs a lot of active nodes around the world to relay transactions. Up until this point, several people were running various types of Bitcoin nodes, including Bitcoin Core and Bitcoin Classic solutions at the same time. The redesigned NodeCounter website will eliminate duplicate nodes from appearing on the list, and show a clear representation of which code is leading

    NodeCounter Removes Duplicate Bitcoin Nodes From The Equation

    | 2016/02/21 8:10 am
  • February 21, 2016 – The website of the second most popular Linux distribution, Linux Mint, has been hacked to point users to an altered installation image with a backdoor and malicious software pre-loaded. Their primary site and Forums are down at the moment as well, due to repeated intrusions by these hackers. The distro is popular among the Cryptocurrency mining community as a platform for running GPU mining software packages, and this security breach could

    Linux Mint Backdoor Puts Users and Bitcoin Miners at Risk

    | 2016/02/21 3:47 am
  • February 20, 2016 – Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong reacts, along with various bitcoin developers, as well as the Co-Founder of Blockstream to the 18-hour long “Consensus Roundtable” that disbanded today in Hong Kong. The roundtable members represented a majority of bitcoin mining hashpower, with members representing the bitcoin development and exchange community noticeably under-represented. The response from these communities has been overwhelmingly negative to the resolutions outlined in the closed-door meeting. Also Read: IBM Positions

    Core Devs and Classic Adopters Alike Disagree With Roundtable Resolutions

    | 2016/02/20 11:17 pm
  • Since its launch in November of 2015, over 6000 users now use the BitMiner.eu platform that offers cutting-edge technology and boasts a 99.9% up time Disclaimer: This article was provided by Bitcoin PR Buzz. Bitcoinist is not affiliated with Bitcoin PR Buzz or the companies Bitcoin PR Buzz represents. Bitcoinist is not responsible for  products and/or services offered by companies in this Press Release. Please be extremely cautious investing your money into any Bitcoin companies` products or services and always

    BitMiner.eu Guarantees 99.9% Up Time and User-Friendly Interface

    | 2016/02/20 6:00 pm
  • MyBitDeposit offers a deposit platform where users deposit Bitcoin, Litecoin, and DASH for an opportunity to earn truly passive income. Disclaimer: This article was provided by Bitcoin PR Buzz. Bitcoinist is not affiliated with Bitcoin PR Buzz and is not responsible for its products and/or services. MyBitDeposit: The Place for Passive Crypto Income MyBitDeposit offers two deposit options, one where you receive interest after the deposit has matured (MyBitDeposit) as well as another option “for individuals who prefer to

    MyBitDeposit Launches: Generating Passive Crypto Income

    | 2016/02/20 4:00 pm
  • Bitcoin exchange CCEDK and crypto community BeyondBitcoin.org have joined forces in the new ShareBits initiative, which aims to help individuals, businesses and NGOs use blockchain technology for viral online marketing.  Disclaimer: This article was provided by Bitcoin PR Buzz. Bitcoinist is not responsible for the products and/or services of the companies represented by this firm. ShareBits allows people and organizations to distribute crypto tokens on various social media platforms — such as Twitter and Reddit

    Online Marketing Made Fun With ShareBits

    | 2016/02/20 1:00 pm
  • Bitcoin as a protocol has been a source for many discussions throughout the years. At this time, people are starting to wonder whether the technology or politics are the biggest hurdles to overcome, and the block size debate is a clear example of how both aspects seem to collide. But the real question is whether or not Bitcoin is still in the early stages to get involved, or if the popular digital currency has matured

    Bitcoin Has Surpassed The Early Stages

    | 2016/02/20 11:50 am
  • New York-Based Chainalysis Inc., has signed a joint memorandum with Europol’s European Cybercrime Centre (EC3) to help battle online criminal activity. The partnership coincides with the company receiving a $1.6 million USD seed fund from investors. Also read: New UK Cybercrime Report Makes No Mention of Bitcoin Chainalysis Using the Blockchain to Fight Crime  Chainalysis was founded in 2014 by Jonathan Levin, Jan Moller, and Michael Gronager with the goal of “[spotting] connections between digital identities.” In

    Chainalysis Raises $1.6M, starts Partnership With Europol

    | 2016/02/20 8:00 am
  • OpenLedger, the first decentralized cryptocurrency exchange to offer fiat conversion with USD, EUR and CNY, is now offering people the opportunity to create their own crypto tokens backed by physical assets. In addition to this “SmartCoin” creation service, users can implement their own Graphene-powered blockchains.  Disclaimer: This article was provided by Bitcoin PR Buzz. Bitcoinist is not responsible for the products and/or services of the companies represented by this firm. OpenLedger’s use of Graphene real-time

    OpenLedger Lets you Create Cryptocurrencies Backed With Real-World Collateral

    | 2016/02/19 3:10 pm
  • February 19, 2016 — Drive traffic, secure sales, earn money. With the KeepKey affiliate program, it’s as easy as that. Disclaimer: This is a press release. Bitcoinist is not responsible for this company’s products and/or services. The New KeepKey Affiliate Program KeepKey, the only premium hardware wallet in the market with affiliates worldwide is looking to expand its reach even further — with your help. Best of all, you get paid. Simply add a graphic

    KeepKey Wants to Pay You to Be an Affiliate

    | 2016/02/19 12:00 pm
  • Even though Bitcoin can do a lot of good for the unbanked and underbanked nations of the world, there has been a fair amount of opposition from banks and consumers, most notably in Africa. But even local banks in that region – including Barclays – have to acknowledge the coming change, as they are now putting all of their eggs in the baskets of FinTech and Bitcoin  If you can’t beat them, join them, seems

    Barclays Poised To Bring Bitcoin And FinTech To African Countries

    | 2016/02/19 8:33 am
  • February 19, 2016 — Popcorntime Community Edition, The most recent of Popcorntime’s open-source reincarnations, is up in full force, and the developers are accepting bitcoin donations for their trouble. The torrent streaming application that changed the way many people pirate their cinematic content, has been DMCA’d, taken down from GitHub, and changed homepages and repos so many times that decentralization is being explored by the devs to solve their systemic problems. Also Read: IBM Positions

    Popcorntime Now Accepting In-App Bitcoin Donations

    | 2016/02/19 7:58 am
  • February 19, 2016 – IBM launches its Openblockhain repository on GitHub under the liberal Apache license. OpenBlockchain represents a significant milestone in blockchain development, as the non-copyleft open source licensing allows the business enterprise community to start serious Hyperledger development using the tool. Also Read: Kanye West Doesn’t Understand P2P Technology IBM Releases Vital Blockchain Development Tool   IBM’s involvement in the Linux Foundation’s Hyperledger Project spurred the release of this blockchain development framework, and

    IBM Positions Blockchain as Networked Computing Backbone With OpenBlockchain

    | 2016/02/19 6:26 am